Garcia, A.

Contributing Editor, Houston, TX

Alejandro Garcia is a mechanical engineer that graduated from the University of Cienfuegos Cuba. He received his MS degree in mechanical engineering with a specialty in materials from the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He gained several years of experience in power plants and the automotive industry as a static and dynamic equipment specialist. He now works in a steel and wire plant in Houston, Texas as a mechanical engineer. The author can be reached

Accurately calculate flowrate through valves, fittings and pipe under a turbulent flow regime

Garcia, I., Garcia, A., Contributing Editor

Calculating flowrate through long, straight pipe in a zone of complete turbulence is easy using standard fluid mechanics equations.